Screenwriter James Toback, who was nominated for Oscar Awards for the movie Tyson in 2008, has joined the team of John Travolta's new flick Gotti: Three Generations. He has signed on to rewrite the story of Gotti family biopic with director Barry Levinson. Producer Marc Fiore is very happy with his joining.
Talking to WENN, Marc Fiore has recently shared his excitement over roping in James Toback for writing the story. "Everyone involved with the film is very excited to have James Toback on-board. His work with Barry Levinson on Bugsy resulted in a highly acclaimed film that was widely recognized for its original screenplay," the WENN quotes him as saying.
However, John Travolta will play mob boss John Gotti, while his real life wife and daughter will his wife and daughter respectively in this flick, which will also feature Lindsay Lohan and Joe Pesci. The movie is about the relationship of a father, who lived and died by the mob code, and a son, who chose to leave that world behind and redeem himself.